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Super 80

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  1. I'm really looking at this practically, I'm not sure the participants in this flight sufficiently outed themselves so that other airlines might independently identify them and deny them boarding
  2. I would imagine some other people on the plane might have. I'm skeptical that these "influencers" are going by their full legal names on Twittokgram or whatever the degenerate youth are using today.
  3. I'm pondering the airlines colluding to deny them transport home since WestJet and Air Canada had some issues years back after Air Canada denied transport to some disruptive transvestites who had been banned by WestJet and that violated their privacy somehow.
  4. One of my relatives left an airport based WestJet role shortly before all hell broke loose and has no interest in going back no matter how many times they call because they were only there for the travel benefits which are presently of no value to them. They aren't exactly flying to a dozen NFL games a year at the moment. A family friend was some sort of middle manager for Westin before being laid-off and she has the same perspective, employee rates at a premium resort in Hawaii mean nothing to her at the moment and she is earning the same as a facilities manager supervising a fraction of the number of people.
  5. I have talked to some US Navy guys about it, they figure there is a place for an F-35 as advertised in the US Navy but they didn't think it will displace the Super Hornet which is still being delivered today.
  6. I think the F-35 is ridiculous but it will be even more ridiculous if we end-up right back with the F-35 after about fifty extra steps.
  7. He looks like somebody who is going to pay a very high price for being a yes man.
  8. Boeing's campaign to prevent the MAX from being grounded after the first and second crashes is far more egregious than anything this mook did or didn't do.
  9. Since nobody is going to proactively tell you this: The public facing links that have been available since last fall when they broke their website are being discontinued effective the October 2021 issue. However if you now create a flightglobal.com account with your corporate email address you will have access to the issues at: https://www.flightglobal.com/flight-international after logging in. Ignore the prompt to subscribe and just keep scrolling as the same old embedded PDF viewer is at the bottom of the page.
  10. I would be curious to know whether Justin Trudeau or Jeremy Corbyn alienated more party Mandarins during their respective leaderships.
  11. The discounts were nothing special, I bought a new M1 iMac recently and there was no EPP discount, I was further ahead buying it at Staples.
  12. I'm not really sure who this guy is but his video about differences in American and EU norms and jargon between a United crew and French ATC causing a near miss after an ATC error was circulated here.
  13. I almost feel like the California Recall could be a bellwether, Newsom and Trudeau are mirror images of one another and California is more left-leaning than Canada is as a whole.
  14. My sample size is only three guys one of whom called his Pakistani grandfather but none of them could imagine anyone other than a fellow traveller referring to the Taliban in that way. One of them suggested a word for a coercive family member that might be used sarcastically instead.
  15. I suspect they feared that if they stopped they would be completely overrun.
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